Horse Breed Standards
JUDGING THE MARWARI ACCORDING TO BREED STANDARD
Judging Criteria for In Hand Section
here for larger view
Marwari horse will be judged according to and only to the Breed
Standard. Other distinctive attributes of the breed are presence
and personality, and include the following: Animation,stamina,
fitness, attitude and tractability. ne horse should be penalised
for disobedience such as bucking, rearing, bolting, biting or
kicking other horses.
COMMON CONFORMATION FAULTS:
Coarse or plain head
Ears lacking the typical curled shape , overly long and coarse.
Eyes: Pig eyes, Albinoism.,
Excessive Roman nose, Concave nose, Small nostrils, Respiratory
: Parrot mouth, over bite, under bite,
: Ewe( concave ) neck, turkey neck or low set neck, lacking arch,
lacking crest and mane.
Hollow in front of withers, Low withers, Excessive fat on the
withers. A smooth top line is very important. Deficiencies of
the withers should be penalised according to the severity.
Shoulders : Too short, too straight .
Body : Low back, long back, roach ( convex ) back, flat
ribs, shallow slab sided body, narrow chest, poor muscletone
, excessive weight.
Croup: High croup, short croup, angled steep croup, poor
muscling, low tail set
and Feet : Blemishes, faults and unsoundness. Evidence of
founder, dish, club, coon foot. Splay footed , pigeon toed,
straight pastems , enlarged splints, over at the knee, calf
knee, large coarse or swollen knees, bow legs, shoe boil (flabby
swelling over the point of the elbow). Capped hocks, cow hocks,
: Low set dock, thin, short tail.
: Coarse , dull, flat chestnut, albino, excessive pink on nose
or face, tail,and genitals.
Stallions lacking masculinity, Mares lacking femininity.
In -hand classes
is imperative that display of action should not prevail over
correct form and conformation. The horse should move in a controlled
and pleasing manner, and must be a beautiful stylish animal
displaying the refinement and personality of the breed Re should
present an eye catching appeal when executing gaits or lined
up in the ling. Horses must be sound and in good condition.
Since beauty is paramount, blemishes as well as faults should